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in redwood city. >> satellite and radar pictures shows the system right now entering the pacific northwest. this will sag south. as of now any moisture with the system will stay to our north and east. we could see isolated slow showers in tahoe and light rain and the north bay. >> the rest of us should be dry. the cold front will allow temperatures to drop expect cooler conditions into saturday afternoon. >> beyond that stabled whether mild weather and plenty of sunshine to go around. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights a gradual warming trend. tinters biking in the upper 60s as we head into next>> mored forecast in my next report. >> taking a look at traffic. i want to start off with the bridges. >> the approach the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. we do have overnight road work it is not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge is good to go. a typical commute. the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101 problem free a handful of cars made their way into san francisco. james. >> thank you erica. crews this morning are working on cleaning up the mangled metal
-old janell conway allen, being held at 1:00 o'clock today, at the benicia city cemetery. the 7th grader was missing for a day before her body was found in court. the accused killer did not enter a plea when he was in court but now he is charged with murder and they added kidnapping, rape, and lewd acts on a child. because of the special circumstances he could be sentenced to death if he is convicted. he is due in court at 8:30 this morning and is being held in jail without bail. >> thank you very much. new this morning the lead investigator in the oscar pistorius case is facing attempted murder charges of his own. we could find out today if oscar pistorius is granted bail. katie marzullo has the latest from the newsroom. yesterday was not a good day for the prosecution. >> no, bombshell and a real blow to the case and also happening right now, cnn is reporting there was a threat in the courtroom and the judge cleared the courtroom because of that but moments later everyone was blot back in and the judge, oscar pistorius, with no mention of the threat. on we go with the defense attorneys
morning, everyone. back, now, to the daly city area southbound 280, an accident is blocking the left lane of traffic there as you make your way southbound. 880, there was an accident partly blocking the off ranch but not too much slowing at this hour. there is road work southbound 101 moving beyond the ramp there, there is road work in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. also, road work southbound 280 ramp to north 85 in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. the bay bridge toll plaza, light here, just road work on the upper deck for the next few minutes. >> buyer beware, police put on a warning of a scam targeting people for trying to save a few bucks on bart tickets. >> serenade on the sand, the bay area city that says despite the interest and fascination this music must end. >> but first the morning tech bytes. >> twitter is becoming a shopping site. you can purchase products using american express. beside earning money for twitter it could show that it can sell products. >> watch out for executive order tomorrow on cyber security. it will call if new standards on what private companies sho
is asking permission to build a new office next to the current headquarters and face book is asking the city permission to remove 175 trees. in return facebook will pay menlo park $4.5 million for affordable housing on top of the property taxes facebook pays. >> now, to hollywood, and the academy awards. celebrities hit the red carpet for the biggest night and as always, there were surprises and interesting moments. >> good morning, kristen. we are in front of the theater on hollywood boulevard where they are busy cleaning up, stripping away all the red carpet. thought one movie cleaned up but "argo" won best picture. >> there was little surprise that it took the top prize. the film's director humbled. >> never thought i would be back here. and i am because of so many of you who are here tonight. >> hosted by seth mcfarlane it was pat satire, silly, and song and dance. ♪ just way you look tonight >> daniel day-lewis portrayal of abraham lincoln earned his third best. >> three years ago before we decided to do a straight swap, i actually had been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> best
. all the way inland. 43 degrees. walnut creek. 48 in san francisco. upper 40s. ry city. and in the -- in redwood city is. and we head to the north. petaluma. and 44 here again. we are dealing with partly to mostly cloudy skies and the fog. the buoys are showing the wave heights this morning. so the hazard statement still in effect from the national weather service. this is the possibility of rip currents and it is until 10:00 a.m. going to die down from the afternoon. subsiding pretty good. if you are thinking about maybe taking a walk with your dog. >> pacific sat he tell light view. ridge of high pressure will be building in, in time for the second part of the day and looks like we will be partly sunny and first part of the day. we are dealing with partly sunny. partly cloudy skies and into noontime. better clearing here along the coast. may hug the entire day. perhaps pacifica. and half moon bay and as we get into 4:00 or so. we are sunny as well as inland. we have the low clouds this morning and this is 7:12 to be contact. into the afternoon. sun setting at 5:05. si
today. a man and a woman were found bound and gagged on a city street back in december. the man had been shot and eventually died. police say the suspect and the victims knew each other. >>> it is 4:34 now. today the san jose city council votes on a ban on styrofoam food containers at restaurants. the containers clutter waterways, clog landfills and threaten wildlife. owners say it would push up container costs and they don't have alternatives that work well. >>> officials in san bruno will take up the issue of gun violence. tonight the city council will consider a resolution that would support legislation at the state and federal levels. councilmembers are also trying to come up with local measures that would be effective. tonight city council's meeting starts at 7:00. >>> another milestone for the upcoming america's cup yacht race. a ribbon-cutting is going to be tonight at the terminal in san francisco the headquarters for the 34th america's cup. if you were looking at the bay yesterday, a couple of oracle boats were out there sailing. >>> 4:3
up to $10.20 so if you take bart five day as week from walnut creek to the city, that is 130 more a year. that is not all. they are talking about charging more for parking increasing it by 50 cents every six months. bart officials have proposed the increases and they say to help pay for needed improvement to the trains in the system down the road 25 years from now and are looking way ahead and they say according to their research, riders prefer smaller, regular increases than big ones. so this plan includes fare increases through 2020. there was a public discussion on this two weeks ago, there was not a huge outcry at meeting so based on the discussion it sounds like this fare increase is likely to pass today. the parking increase, though, seems to increase more split among the directors. so stay with abc7 news today to find out how this vote plays out. >> 4:34. pope benedict bid farewell to the cardinal as couple of hours ago as he prepares to leave the vatican. he met with the cardinals for the last time today as head of the catholic church and said he would pray for them in the
for road work. rain at the san mateo bridge with roads wet from hayward to foster city. we will keep following it. >> the search growing for for a follower lapd cop wanted for killing three people. and there is an interest in celebrities? authorities do not know where he is or what he will do but schools and ski resorts are re-opening in san bernardino but they are on high alert. his burned out truck was found there but he could be hours away by now. in his manifesto where he declares war on the lapd he rambles of famous people. donor wrote messages to tebow, and charlie sheen and tv chef and tony women he calls the most beautiful women on the planet and a message to first lady obama saying "off the record i love your new bangs" and was disappointed he would miss "shark week." he is suspected killing a retired officer's daughter and her fiance and a riverside police officers. police are warning people in san bernardino not to open doors to anyone they don't know. officers have searched a las vegas home dorner owns. there appears to be a false sighting in san diego. >> stay with us fo
's the same level as 18 years ago when antioch was a much smaller city. crime is up almost 25% in the last year. the chief says it would cost $3.5 million to increase the force to 126. city council members hinted they could ask voters for a tax to increase police services. >>> 7:15. many bay area lawmakers say they support president obama's economic plan, the one he laid out in his state of the union address. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, they believe sustainable jobs could be on the way. kyla? >> reporter: california congressman eric smallwell says president obama's ideas are solid. president obama says there are areas that require investment to grow the economy. they include manufacturing and infrastructure. the president believes those sectors could lead to long-term johns nationwide. he also believes it's time to invest more in clean energy which he says could reduce our country's reliance on foreign oil, cut costs and sustain jobs. >> i saw those investments being in clean energy where we can create new clean energy made in american jobs but also in ways
of caution. >> in kansas city people are still trying to get themselves out of the snow dumped on them last week. now they're facing more. >> as you can see behind me what we are dealing with. >> officials are pleading with residents to stay off the road. >> we have--declared a deft as an emergency for kansas and missouri. the the texas panhandle was hit hard. take a look from amarillo. >> you can see snow drifts from 1-3 feed. >> here is a yardstick peeking out of an almost 3 ft. snowdrift. thothose who venture out have to deal with strong winds and poor visibility. is what to call a historical was it. >> imf melisa reney. >> so far this morning as f zero is only reporting a handful of delayed flights to texas. the only cancellations of all flights to kansas city. as always, if you had a fight today. call ahead and check with your carrier before heading to an airport. >> much quieter here with our weather let us turn to erica. >> before we get to our weather let us look at satellite and radar. a brutal blizzard has impacted the southern plains. another foot is expected heading into the res
in kansas city. their verdict up a couple of inches this morning. is the icy conditions and midland taxes as well. we will be tracking for the latest blizzard conditions that are moving in with the snow. if you have any flights out of the bay area airports today, even if there aren't any problems here the weather could back you up especially in chicago. >> internet providers will began to warn users of illegal down loads. the copyright alert system is being activated to target users who may be sharing files illegally. the new system will prompt internet service providers such a rise in or at&t to notify customers was at an address has been involved in piracy. a press will be given up to six opportunities to stop. the internet providers will take more drastic steps of the user continues such as slowing the connection. the next generation of smart bombs is just weeks away. samsung announced it will unveil the galaxy for on march 14th. the release marsilid as the by is and what is rapidly becoming a to follow race for supremacy on the mobile landscape, apple is the other big player. the the
the latest on that. >> peninsula cities are also posted a gun buyback today in east palo alto in an effort to crack down on gun violence. we are live there with the latest. >> hello everybody thank you for joining us this saturday morning. i am marty gonzalez. ysabel duron is off today. we will get to the top stories in a moment, but first, let us get right to your forecast with janu arasu. >> this is where your temperatures are sitting right now. if you're headed out in napa. it is already in the '50s and oakland. san mateo is set in a mix of the upper 40's. in the south we are same low 60's. upper 50's for livermore and low 60's for your east bayshore. into the north bay was see that mix bag but mainly in the '60s. your full forecasters coming up in just a bit. >> we begin this morning on the peninsula, where another gun buyback program is taking place. police agencies from east palo alto, menlo park, and palo alto are sponsoring the no questions asked gun purchase at east palo alto city hall. kron4 mike pelton is there with more. >> the police agencies are also partnering up with a nonp
city. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> firefighters are still on the scene of a huge fire at the home on diablo. it started at 4:30 this morning near the diablo country club. brian flores is live on the scene with more on the progress firefighters have made in the last 30 minutes. good morning, brian. >> reporter: we're inside the country club. as you can see, firefighters made significant progress since this fire started. you can see fire crews inside the garage and also on the upstairs. this is actually a caretaker's home, which is separate from the main house of this property on alameda diablo boulevard. for more information on what may have happened, let's bring in chief jack barton from the san ramon fire district. chief, what can you tell us exactly what happened this morning? >> we got the call at approximately 4:44 in the morning. the occupant smelled smoke, able to get out. notified the fire department. we arrived and made an aggressive
. >> if you have information call the police. >> the belmont city council meets to consider requiring property owners preparing to sell to inspect their lateral sewer pipes and repair and replace them if necessary. the move could cost homeowners up to $25,000 in sewer and street repairs that the city should pay if. if it isn't done it can stop home sellers from closing escrow and can affect neighboring homeowners if they we have in intention to sell. the proposal is seen as part of a larger strategy to upgrade the treatment and disposal and control of wastewater. >> if you are ready to head out you want a check of the weather forecast and i know you have been looking for rain and not able to find any. >> not here, it is all east of the rockies the form of winter storms that are bombarding the midwest and south and now the mid-atlantic. we talked how it would be cooler than yesterday morning, but where there is a breeze in san jose and santa rosa it is warmer and half moon bay is seven degrees cooler and san francisco at two and oakland at four and concord, live more, and fremont at one degree
and businesses in one city. russian sciencists say it was the size of a school bus and was traveling at 40,000 miles an hour. it created a blast similar to 300-tons of dynamite. pieces caused craters20 feet wide. damage is estimated to be $33 million. it happened hours before the close call with a large ast era," d. it came with in 17,000 miles of earth. the crowd gathered to catch a look at the space rock. the light shows up in the sky are peaking the public's interest as well as congress. they say they will hold a hearing on so-called killer asteroids to find better ways to identity and address potential dangers. we have posted more of the video from that explosion. look for the video player right there on the front page. >> san francisco police need your help as they search for a man suspected of multiple attacks on women. he is a suspect in two random attacks and they say both involved women walking alone early in the morning. both victims say a man approached them from the opposite direction. suddenly started punching them and then ran away. one happened last month and one this month
several hours of waiting the children were brought in by city bus. their parents holding them tight as they got off. grace's two kids were locked down in she was a witness to the second shooting. >> it happen by my partner's house. i was on my way to his house got out of my car and started walking toward his home. 20 ft. in front of me the shootout happen between the police and a gunman. >> we heard the shots and the silence we always inside. at that point house the school that picked up. we had about 40 people left. >> a lot of people thought it was a firecracker. that is what i kept saying. i am pretty sure i heard a bullet it was much louder. i did not really think it was one. >> than some people said it was one and it most likely was. >> i am really happy my family is ok. >> which is the same feeling that a lot of parents had when they saw their children get off the bus. >> i am jeff bush in santa cruz kron 4 news. >> several people have stopped by police headquarters with flowers and candles for the slain police officers. >> stayed with kron 4 has been continue to track the lat
, the city of san jose decided to turn off 900 street lights throughout the day. there were some on roads and also in residential neighborhoods. the decision was made because of the budget. the city just reviewed their budget report and in that, it was decided that turning the lights on should be a priority. $44,000 has been set aside for the equipment and the maintenance of the lights. some residents had no idea the streets were darked on purpose. they reacted to the news this morning. >> they put the money to light up everything, it's good. it's good for people's safety. >> reporter: starting in march, approximately 225 street lights will be turned on each month which should improve public safety as well as the appearance of the roads. it's unknown which streets will city wants residents to be patient. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2," hear from a woman who said she was forced to be in the dark early in the morning while she waited to get to work. we'll explain -- coming up. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:05. oakland police inves
on friday has moved into texas and the panhandle. look at the severe weather in oklahoma city and snow on the backside of the area towards wichita. our system has picked up a lot of strength. 30s and 40s we have some cold readings inland and a half moon bay is 47 and i have seen 34 near embarcadero. there is more of a westerly flow and breeze temperatures are moderating a little bit but still pretty nice, cooler coast and bay, and it will be nice once the fog burns off. berkeley 59 brentwood oakland 63, 64 san jose and that's two  warmer than yesterday. gilroy 63, redwood city pearling game daily -- burlingame, daily city 64. it is pretty nice on the weekend but just a little bit cooler. >>> a surprising thing for the international committee, find out which sport did not make the olympics. >>> and he was seen -- christopher dorner was seen in dick's sporting good store just a week before his deadly attacks. . >>> welcome back, we have a surveillance video of christopher dorner. he went to a southern california sporting good store just two days before the killings began. this is video
♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> we have break news from oakland. there is an amber alert for a chevrolet pickup truck, gray, 7n79574 license plate. missing child is 18-month-old girl. she is believed to have been taken by her father. police are looking for a gray pickup truck. >> a new report questions whether millions of your tax dollars are wasted on bomb sniffing dogs that cannot find bombs. according to a government accountability office report the cost of keeping the dogs on the government payroll has almost doubled in the past two years, from $52 million to $100 million. the report finds some of the dogs are not getting the required monthly training and that the t.s.a. national k anyone program is in need of fixing. a full report is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> nasa aimed research center is holding a ceremony today to remember the astronauts killed in the columbia shut disas test the ten years ago today it returned home from a 16 day science m
. >>> there's a proposal to replace san francisco's entire network of parking meters by next fall. the city has about 23,000 older meters that accept only coins and muni payment cards. those, plus the newer sf park technology meters, would all be replaced with brand new equipment. the coin meters are about 8 years old. the newer ones four years old. city managers say they are supposed to be replaced every seven years. >>> the city of oakland is cutting parking rates just in time for the chinese new year. parking garages, for instance, will charge just two dollars to park monday through friday. the rate reduction is part of a pilot program to bring more business to the city's chinatown district. >>> coming up next, a controversial photo, as president obama prepares to start his campaign for new gun control measures. and a new dramatic beach rescue in the north bay. and the good samaritans who ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together
parents. >> san mateo homeowner who claim as legal battle with the city is preventing him from living in his home will be in court today to fight an injunction. he told abc7 last month that he was spending nights in a tent in the front yard because the city red tagged his house and the city attorney said they have tried to work with the homeowner on the remodels for 10 years saying the house dangerous and lacks working humming and heating. the city wants to legally force the man to clean up or abandon the house. >> this morning officials at uc berkeley and fire investigators are look into why a transformer exploded in a vault and echoed across campus. no one was hurt and a small fire was quickly put out. >> on this valentine's day, same-sex couples will meet at san francisco city hall to apply for marriage licenses. there was a sit in last year as they were turned down. the sheriff deputies detained but released eight people who refused to leave the county clerk's office. supporters say this annual demonstration has never been more important as the u.s. supreme court prepares to hear
to close a cut power to stock of texas, oklahoma and kansas. kansas city announcing their airport closed throughout the day here is live picture to show you in some tape as well. here are the conditions in three different areas. this is video of oklahoma city, denver and midland, texas. it is in the oklahoma city and denver are just covered in snow. what's been a big issue for texas also is the wind. the amarillo airport was shut down yesterday but is expected to open this morning. >> for their big delays expected at chicago o'hare this afternoon. and i want to check with your carrier. >> 7:05 a.m. is a time. a developing story out of east oakland where police were involved in a standoff over like a suspect barricaded himself inside of a home. it's started yesterday's markeafternoon in the area of 87 avenue and birch st.. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. residents in the neighborhood were told to stay in until it was over. >> we have got more that the situation has been resolved that sometime overnight the suspect got tired and ssurrendered peacefully. >
of the city both directions of 4 moving at the limit. other roads across the bay area, 64 miles per hour into berkeley this morning. no delays on the eastshore freeway. 18 minutes between the carquinez bridge to the maze. golden gate bridge they should be doing some lane changes usually within the half hour. but so far no big problems through marin county in san francisco. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> well, bay area drivers are feeling the pain at the pump but there may be relief soon from high gas prices. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in emeryville to explain what's going on, how much is it there, cate. >> reporter: let's look. here at the shell station in emeryville a gallon of regular is $4.23 but there is good news according to a new lundberg survey. drivers could be paying less. the survey says the average price for gas has jumped 20 cents over the past two weeks. and prices spiked 54 cents over nine weeks. the study's authors say the causes for the hikes in prices are now out of the picture. crude oil prices are start
, i hope you don't mind i sat down. i don't mean i am tired, everyone is tired, but the city, new orleans, feels like it got the wind kicked out of it if you are a 49er fan. we are at the cafe, the coffee is a necessity so that needed to happen. the bengneits look delicious but there is no joy. fans last night at the superdome having a good time, super decked out for the game, with so much hope going into the game and so much love and support for the 49ers. it was a great game and that is the sentiment from fans we talked with. >> it was a good game. it started off rough and they started to catch up and it was so close. >> did you thing they had it in. >> yes, i think they did. we thought they did. >> did they blow it? >> no. >> the superdome blew a fuse, so to speak and they say it was something to do with the system that caused the power outage but the lights are on here at the cafe and there are raven fans. i talked with them. they admit it was a great game and the 49ers made them very nervous but they are deleader rouse because they have not gone home yet this morning. live in
in the bay area. san francisco police say half the robberies in the city are now cell phone robberies. people are distracted using their cell phones are more vulnerable. there was a hearing on what is being done to prevent the crime. currently, the district attorney is in talk with the industry to track phones or how to make the products less valuable. >> facebook users get an error message trying to track their friends. >> rescuers had no obligation to pull a man to safety from the water in 2011. >> we are back. we have live doppler 7 hd tracking showers moving through san jose and santa clara valley and gilroy. they are sliding to the southeast and they are dissipating in the northern section of the bay area. in the south bay you will deal with the showers the next couple of hours. temperatures under clouds in the low-to-mid 50's. as we head forward in time we will see temperatures slowly migrating to where they should be with a dry push tomorrow mid-to-upper 50's and mid-50's to 60 with sun on sunday and mid-50's to the coast and low 50's for the rest of us. sue? >> in fremont, we have an
on edge yesterday l.a. police detectives mistakenly shot a 71-year-old woman in the city ovator answer right outside of l.a.. believing she may have been that armed gunman. the woman was delivering newspapers with that daughter. police mistook their truck for his truck and the 71-year-old woman was shot twice in the back. dorner posted a manifesto about what he is doing explaning why he shooting rampage. you can find out his explanation on our channel 2 website ktvu.com. >>> happening right now it is already snowing on the east coast as a dangerous and monsterrous storm moves into the region. we want to take you live to time square where you can see it is wet. we understand it is very cold out there. two to three feet of snow expected in several states back east. emergency management teams are preparing for the worst. especially in areas still recovering from super storm sandy. many schools in massachusetts have canceled classes teat. people are usualed to take the day off. the big storm causing major problems at airports. more than 3,000 flights have been canceled today. cara liu is a
, but protesters have strongly objected to his stop-and-frisk tactics used in those cities saying the practice leads to racial profiling they they have decide today keep him out of the spotlight. today's meeting take place in the performing arts center at holy name university from 3:00 to 5:00 this afternoon. >>> also new this morning fremont res lengths may see or hear helicopters around auto park parkway this afternoon at emergency crews get trained for a natural disaster. fire and police and hundreds of military personnel will be involved. it's a six hour drill called operation rolling chaos. it would be held at often tech education in fremont from 8:00 this morning to 2:00 this morning. it involves a dozen cars, buses, ambulances and three helicopters. nearly 500 military personnel will practice coordinating rescues with police and fire departments in a simulated flood scenario. >>> coming up, back to court. we will tell you why former giants slugger barry bonds will be back in federal court this week. and after months of problems, the boeing dream liner is put to the test in washington st
and debris. the city considers the couple's home a public nuisance. there are broken allowances and furniture and old carpets and paint cans. family has been working on a remodel for decades and battling the city for as long. san mateo officials say the property is a safety hazard especially the supposed insulation and wiring. if they do not fix the violations city workers will go in and do it for them and send the owners the bill. >> it is 5:14. a mild morning here in the bay area and i was looking with sympathy at those people in mobile, alabama, and the reporter looked cold. >> and it will be cooler but it will stay dry as we head through the holiday week. coming up on 5:15 and from the east bay hills camera at emeryville to san francisco, clear sky there. we will move on to live doppler 7 hd covering bay area you can see how dry it is on radar and the lack of clouds this morning. temperatures yesterday, check this out, we ran in the 60's to low 70's in oakland and the scene airport at 71 was a record high temperature. we may hit that again today with most of our records in the upper 70's.
to love. >> welcome back. the time is 4:09. >> an explosion at a restaurant along the plaza in kansas city has said more than a dozen people to the hospital. >> one person is still missing after the explosion sparked for alarm fire. this is video of what the restaurant called j j s would like this morning. new authorities--now authorities are shifting through the centers of what's left. ed pabne has the story. yne has the story. >> about 100 firefighters fought the blaze. and natural gas line on the ground right now the investigation.... >> witnesses said they heard and felt the explosion block away. >> more than a dozen people were taken to hospital some in critical condition. >> authorities are now trying to account for everyone at the restaurant of the time. >> right now what we're trying to do is to complete the investigation and find out what the cadaver dog find out if anything and then we will go on to the next phase. >> high end of ed payne reporting. >> firefighters from 12 departments have a call to help tackle a fire that erupted at one of the midwest is greenhouse operations.
degrees expected in the union and city. 64 in ocean beach. your kron 4 7 day around the bay slightly cooler temperatures tomorrow but temperatures are going to rebound a sunday and monday with 60s and plenty of sunshine. there is a chance of rainfall by thursday. >> so far, so good, no problems on the westbound 80 towards the bay bridge plaza. similar near the san mateo bridge just a few cars on the '92. and the golden gate also looking decent through marin county. the 101, no problems, southbound, northbound, you can see hardly at the traffic at the moment. we will be tracking this for all morning. today at 6:30, another press conference will be held in new orleans. coaches jim and john harbaugh are expected to speak this morning. kron four's will tran is also live from new orleans with the latest on what's happening down there just days before the super bowl. we'll be checking in with him at 4:30. in preparation for the super bowl, the niners practiced outside yesterday for the first time in new orleans. and the baltimore ravens were briefly right nearby. the niners practice overla
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in washington. >> history is unfolding right now and the vatican city. pope benedict the sixth thing is in his final hours of his tenure. we will have a live report coming up in the next half hour. >> our top story, a city is still in mourning. police officers and santabe back on the job this morning one day after taking time off to mourn the loss of two fellow officers. the officers were shot and killed while investigating a convicted sex offender on tuesday. kron 4 will tran is live at the santa cruz police department. >> i will show you the lobby and a sign was just posted this stated that the public cannot go inside due to the lobby being closed. they are waiting for these officers to come to work. they have never had a police officer killed in a line of duty. as far as the memorial, it continues to grow. people have stopped by eager to read the signs, the messages, or to drop off flowers. both of officers leave behind children. there are a lot of condolences that are going on. there are a lot of words that are being said and it is very emotional. >> we're having a little bit a problem
pictures. bay bridge toll plaza is still light. westbound coming into the city. no problems if you're on the bridge. this is a look at 280 in san jose. 5:09 let's go to steve. >>> sal, a little bit of fog. increasing. and you can see it's filling in on parts of the coast. we saw the same thing yesterday. there is some not showing up. it's up in the north bay. forecast headlines today very similar to what we had yesterday. patchy fog then sunny and nice. a little decrease in that fog. sunny and warmer and then we'll take that into thursday and friday as well. not a lot of warming tomorrow. but a little bit. and then by the weekend it looks good. just slightly cooler. forecast for the city is identical to what we had yesterday. starting off in the mid 40s. love to say maybe there is rain coming in because i'll tell you we can use it. february is not looking very promising. now there is signs we'll get back into colder weather next week. until then everything starts off 30s and 40s. a little bit of fog and sunny and mild to warm. you can see where everything is going to the north of u
city it will be 48 degrees. by about 10:00 a.m. we will seek a mix of '50s and '60s. sixties are the green color on this train. widespread sixties until noon in and '70s will pam pop up which is the yellow color. for everyone headed out this evening by about at 8:00 we are expecting '50s. 73 for los gatos 72 degrees expected for san jose, and in the valley we're looking at low '70's. upper 60s for the east bay shores. union city upper 60s. 66 degrees expected for ocean beach. upper 60s and low 70's for the north bay we'll be driving down to the low fifties by tuesday. another round of light rain on thursday. it is about >> a santa cruz county man and school district employee has been arrested. he's suspected of touching children and exposing himself. authorities say 51 year old carl guerin of live oak was taken into custody on wednesday. guerin is the director of technology at the scott's valley unified school district. but he does not have contact with students. his alleged crimes are believed to be isolated events with children he met outside of the school more information
part of the country this morning. weather channel mike seidel is in kansas city, missouri, for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. a whiteout here in kansas city, snowing two inches an hour with winds gusting 30 miles an hour. this is a big storm. it will likely be their biggest snowfall in about 20 years. meanwhile, this part of the country is in a terrible drought, so the farmers are happy to see anything, snow or rain, falling from the sky. this may be coming soon to a sidewalk near you. just like this trusty mailman in michigan, millions of americans are already being challenged by a fierce winter storm. in kansas, they are bracing for up to 18 inches of snow in some parts. police in wichita are telli ini folks to stay home. >> we are asking people to stay off the roadways just because of the conditions that are deteriorating. >> reporter: the latest big blast of winter is predicted to hit 18 states, affecting at least 30 million people. all from a storm that hit california and the west coast and is now moving across the country. in tulsa, oklahoma, reduced visibi
in fairfield. 53 in daly city. this is from the gulf of alaska bringing some rainfall to the bay area. this is when many of people are going pagoda school tomorrow by 6:00 a.m., light rain indicated for the north bay. the heart of the bay, that delta, the livermore valley. and by 9:00 a.m., the rain fall will intensify. moderate/heavy. more widespread. continuing towards the afternoon hours. later, we will be dry. but rainfall for the east to bay. these totals we are expecting. the bass site id over 1 in. for the santa cruz mountains. and your kron 4 7 day around the bay highlights of the unsettled weather. with the wet weather is going to be cool air mass. the wind will be gusting at 20 m.p.h. however, take a look at how easy the traffic looks with not many cars a very quiet cars from oakland to towards san francisco and also the san mateo bridge only 13 minutes. the golden gate is also very quiet coming out of marin county. >> an investigation into what caused a boat and a ferry to collide. injuring two people. is still on going. the accident happened saturday between a golden gate
up less than 24 hours before the restriction went into affect. city law requires there be at least 24 hours notice so a handful of cars were towed when they should nut have been. >> a new milestone for facebook. >> the niners only have one more season at candlestick park and now we know what will happen to the aging constitutional -- team leaves for >> you can see high clouds on the sat right over our low clouds this morning. we will see an increase in sunshine but maybe not total sunshine with the high clouds. the more sun you will see to the south with temperatures at 63 in santa cruz and santa rosa and upper 50's to low 60's for most of us. the next couple of days the pattern shifts tomorrow. a cooler trends starts on wednesday and first chance of rain is thursday with temperatures in the middle-to-upper 50's. sue has a new accident. >> i did. westbound at the bay bridge toll plaza. the left-hand cash lanes are stacked up because there is an accident at the toll plaza and crews are on the scene to push the cars out of there and someone was paying a toll and someone slammed into the
mateo bridge, the tillites towards foster city. east bound into a word and the golden gate bridge with a pretty easy drive. with areas of dense fog. >> we begin this morning with news out of the east bay. where police in pittsburg are searching for a hit and run suspect who injured a woman and her three young children. the incident happened on crestview drive, last night near leland road. two of the children were on their bikes. the third. in a stroller. all four victims were taken to hospitals. one of the children was airlifted to children's hospital in oakland. police have not yet released a suspect description. >> police are searching for two suspects who they say brutually attacked an elderly woman during a home invasion in san jose. you're looking at a sketch of one of the suspects. they say it all started last friday night when a 75- year-old woman noticed two men outside trying to break into her daughter's car. the woman opened a home windo and tried to scare the men away. that's when she was attacked by one of the suspects. the victim's son-in-law says he's in disbelief ov
. >> 20 60s into the afternoon. antioch 62. mid 60s for hayward and fremont. >> daly city upper 50s. 62 downtown san francisco. >> satellite and radar shows clear conditions, dry conditions which will continue for the rest of the week and as we transition into the weekend. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights warm weather ahead of us. upper 60s into friday. temperatures getting close to the 70 degree mark. pleasant conditions as we start the next work weeks. >> we will have more details on your extended forecast in my next report. >> we do have a hot spot southbound 880 the nimitz freeway approaching west eighth street. no backups on the traffic maps. according to chp there are some delays to the area. the sig alert went into effect at 1:00 a.m. this morning. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza is an easy ride out of oakland from all the approaches. >> the san mateo bridge westbound traffic across highway 92 is a good drive. 12-13 minutes drive time. >> the golden gate bridge, south bound 1 01 is delay free for those of you driving at of the north bay. >> jam
a big city like manhattan, right? >> of course. it's a shock wave, basically. the physics of it is it hits the earth's atmosphere and feels like a brick wall to it. because of how fast it is moving. and when you hit a brick wall you basically explode. that's what happened here. exploded in midair. that shock wave shatters glass or anything sort of fragile and breakable over a huge radius. remember the oklahoma city bomb that destroyed the building it hit, but of course much glass was broken in the surrounding area. that's the effect of a shock wave air blast of an explosion of this kind. >> this seems to have come without warning. is this the sort of thing that scientists aren't able to detect in the atmosphere? >> yeah. below a certain size asteroid, they come in without warning. exactly. above a certain size, a radar can detect them. the military certainly has a smaller threshold for what they can see coming in. by the time you see them coming in, there's no defense against them. something this size is not going to render the human species exstint. something large enough
you, happening now, we are an hour away from the start of the memorial service in new york city to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1993 world traits center bombing, six people along with an unborn child died on february 26, 1993, when a truck bomb exploded below what was the north tower of the world trade center, 1,000 others were injured. today, at 7:30 our time, a catholic mass will be celebrated if lower manhattan, in memory of the victims. altogether, six men were later convicts for carrying out that bombing. the medical world is republicanning former surgeon general c everett koop who died in new hampshire at 96 years old, he served during the reagan and first bush administration. he is best flown for speaking frankly about aids and the dangers of smoking. the cause of death is not released. we are learning about yahoo's decision to pull the plug on telecommuting. c.e.o. said shockwaves with a strongly worked memo to employees saying starting in june, employees must physically report to the sunnyvale headquarters for work. now all things -- the parking lot at yahoo headqua
of cars stranded in the snow in long island. and on the right, that's timelapse video of the york city. about 400-thousand homes and businesses are still without power today. that's down from a high of 650-thousand. some school districts in new england say there will be no classes on monday. coming up on kron 4 news weekend your full forecast. >> in pleasant hill, police arrest a man suspected of robbing a jack in the box restaurant and holding employees hostage. they say samuel guerrero robbed the restaurant on contra costa boulevard saturday morning. he also held hostages at knifepoint. guerrero surrendered an hour after officers arrived. he has been booked on several charges including robbery and kidnapping. no one was hurt during the standoff. in the past few weeks, the suspects have targeted the fiesta gardens and shoreview neighborhoods in san mateo. and they tend to strike during the day. windows and answering knocks >> san francisco crews and volunteers spent part of the weekend sprucing up parts of the city. they focused on schools and other neighborhoods that needed some t-l-
in to the afternoon. mainly '60s. >> mid fifties for daly city. >> could reach seventies in fairfield, napa, santa rosa. >> 68 expected in pleasanton. >> looking at satellite and radar picture we have some rain in northern california. you'll have to drive about two-three hours to see any of the rain. the ridge of high pressure is doing a good job of keeping it away from us. >> we're waking up to mainly clear skies, dry weather in the bay area as the lane track sticks to our north. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we have changes to talk about. friday's slated to be the warmest of the week. >> low seventies for just about everyone. we could see mid-70s developed in the south bay. >> heading into saturday and sunday a week system will pass through could bring light rain to our area. by a light rain i mean sprinkles. that is for the communities north of the golden gate bridge. >> most of us was the increase in cloud cover and the dip in temperatures. >> dry and sunny as we start the next work week. monday we will see a low range of 60s. >> heading into tuesday and wednesday at storm
of the city to lock their doors and windows. there's been rise in home burglaries. most of the burglaries are happening during the day. 7078 am and here's a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic is moving well. >> traffic headed into san francisco where it is 48 degrees, looking for a high of 55 this afternoon. >> a hearing just wrapping up moments ago for a georgia zimmerman. he is charged with second-degree murder of shooting death of a tray by martin. --trayvon. martin would have turned 18 years old today. at the trial is scheduled to start june 10th. the defense is seeking a trial delay, but prosecutors are objecting. the shootings one-year anniversary is february 26th. new this morning out of this again of possible, explosion at a home about 15 minutes outside of detroit. this is an melvindale, michigan. firefighters a handicapped man lives in the home is reportedly not been accounted for. it is unclear whether he was in the home when the explosion happened. >> if that we've ignored it would have happened? >> i'm with you mark, i'm on the fence about this. >> i will ask it gary abo
the streets of our city. basically stay home. >> reporter: earlier this week the region marked the 35th anniversary of the deadly blizzard of 1978. there are some similarities between that historic beast and what is brewing today. the outcome will not be quite as dramatic. >> the '78 blizzard stalled for quite awhile. this storm too may look like it may stall. instead of stalling for two to three days, it may be more in the order of 12-24 hours. >> reporter: there has been a run of supply at hardware and grocery stores. with refrigerators stocked everyone is being advised to go home and hunker down and ride this outs. and dave, it's possible here in boston we could see between 25 and 30 inches of snow. some models show lower. some show higher. the bottom line it will be a cold, long day here. travel has gone to a standstill. more than 3,000 flights have been canceled already. >> tory try to stay warm. live on an update on that big storm. >> she looks cold. >>> 5:10 is the time. there are problems in the national cemetery system. the number of remains found buried in the wrong spot and r
homes and damaged businesses. >> crews from the neighboring cities are helping in the cleanup in hattiesburg. >> take a look at this! new time lapse video just in to kron 4 shows how much snow fell in hartford, conn., between 4:00 p.m. friday until just 9:00 a.m. saturday. >> the blizzard of as much as 3 ft. of snow on some parts of connecticut. >> this is what they're still dealing with. we in the meantime, are breaking into full sunshine and seeing temperatures warm up throughout the week. hi erica. >> good morning to you darya. >> a lot of cloud cover from up above according to our mount tam camera. we have areas of local dense fog. a chilly start for some. a low to freezing mark in santa rosa. 37 in antioch. san francisco 45 degrees. low '40's on the east bay shoreline. 41 in redwood city. >> temperatures drop the day let us highlights the 12:00 hour. we will see fifties for the bid peninsula. best- mid peninsula. >> lows 60s in the south bay. the sixties will grow widespread as we head into 2:00 p.m. today. >> sunshine, clear skies, at a westerly breeze a little bit cool.
francisco in the fight against proposition eight the same-sex marriage ban. today the san jose city council is going to vote whether to sign san francisco's supreme court brief challenging the constitutionality of prop 8 that would save san jose the since of drawing up its own drive. the supreme court will review prop 8 and the defense of marriage act that denies federal benefits to gay and lesbian married couples. >> president obama delivers the state of the union address to a joint session of congress and a national prime time audience. look for the president to refocus on the issues most crucial to americans, jobs and the economy. now live to washington, dc, with the details. >> good morning, we should expect president obama will be much more specific than he was during the inaugural address. the white house says the big focus is on the middle class and the economy. >> president obama's state of the union speech will focus primarily on jobs and the economy and will be different in substance and tone than his inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to this speech and
remains were found inside. >> peninsula cities are preparing for anonymous gun buyback in east palo alto on saturday. police agencies from east palo alto, menlo park, and palo alto are sponsoring a gun purchase event, which will take place in the parking lot of east palo alto hall between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.. local residents will be paid $100 for a handgun, $200 for rifle. or a shotgun, and $300 for assault weapon. guns will be except anonymously and no questions asked. >> we will have more on your forecast coming up in just a minute. for over 60,000 california foster children, nights can feel long and lonely. i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep train is collecting pajamas for foster children, big and small. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a little cozier. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >> check that out. that is falling in with talk chances. that was lighting and under. the latest winter storm that could be b
the world, matt. >> it's the middle of the afternoon, claudio, there in vatican city. s it he a place where tourists and pilgrims gather on a daily bases. any idea the reaction of the people among the street or in the plaza? >> reporter: oh, yeah. we spoke to a number of people here. they saw all of the cameras charging over them. they were there to visit st. peter's square on a quiet monday morning as the tourists do here. they asked us what is going on. nobody really got the news. when they told them pope benedict xvi was redesignisignry didn't know. actually, he can, but obviously, no pope has done that for 700 years. so no wonder people are aware of that. for now on that may change the course of the catholic church in the future as well as pope benedict xvi is setting an example. if you don't have the strength to carry on let someone younger and more strength to carry on the mission. >> it certainly is a monument ool announcement. claudio, thank you very much. >>> this morning we spoke with greg burke the senior communication adviser to the holy see in rome. we began by asking him how m
a kansas city restaurant was flattened in a huge natural gas explosion and fire. nbc's john yang is at the scene this morning. good morning. >> good morning, david. they're bringing in cadaver dogs and heavy equipment to look for one person still unaccounted for. given the enormity of this explosion, it is remarkable so far there are no official fatalities. daylight reveals the destruction caused by a massive explosion and raging inferno in an upscale shopping district. a popular restaurant levelled. the blast came at about 6:00 p.m., happy hour. the fire so big it engulfed an entire city street. the impacts of the blast felt blocks away. >> everything just exploded. it was just -- >> it shook the entire area. it set off all the car alarms through the entire block. the flames were even taller than the building next to it. >> reporter: at least 14 injured, one critically, taken to area hospitals. at a news conference officials said one person, a female restaurant employee, is still missing. >> we have been in contact with that person's family who is still missing and our sympathy
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